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George Strait to honor Jim Lauderdale at Americana Awards

By The Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Country music star George Strait will honor singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Americana Honors and Awards Show, to be held Sept. 21 in Nashville. Strait has recorded more than a dozen of Lauderdale's songs. He will present him with ...

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Obama signs bill requiring labeling of GMO foods

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill that will require labeling of genetically modified ingredients for the first time.

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'Zika is now here': Mosquitoes now spreading virus in U.S.

MIAMI -- Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday, a long-feare ...

Unapproved genetically modified wheat found in Washington

SEATTLE -- Federal authorities say genetically modified wheat that's not approved for sale or production in the United States has been found growing i ...

Coroner: Woman, 90, attacked by alligator near nursing home

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Charleston County coroner says it appears a 90-year-old woman found dead in a pond after disappearing from her nursing home wa ...


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Idea lacks coaches' support

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First-year McNeese State head coach Lance Guidry fields questions during Wednesd ...

Playoff loss drives Cowboys

Motivation shouldn’t be an issue for McNeese State in the first year of the Lance Guidry Era.

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Local athletes showcase talents in summer league

Summer on the Cape is providing more than rest and relaxation for a couple of college baseball players from Southwest Louisiana who starred in the Cap ...

Bucs pitcher Goree commits to McNeese

 

Barbe High pitcher Adam Goree committed Monday to play at McNeese State.

Goree led Barbe to its third consecutive state championship this pa ...


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George Strait to honor Jim Lauderdale at Americana Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Country music star George Strait will honor singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Amer ...

Band to film video in LC

Renn Loren and the Honky Tonk Surf Riders will be moving and grooving at Center Stage, 3426 Ryan St., Friday evening during their Hawaiian Luau Beach ...

Beatles vs. Stones: A musical shootout in Rosa Hart Theater

Tribute bands Abbey Road and Jumping Jack Flash will face off in “Beatles vs. Stones — A Musical Shootout” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, A ...

Proceeds from annual Marshland festival benefit youths of Cameron Parish

or nearly three decades, the Marshland Festival has served as a fundraiser for a variety of Cameron Parish community and service organizations, showca ...


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